CRM 2015 – New Features – IFrame and web resources for CRM for tablets



Just looking at the new features on the CRM 2015, and this just came up. For customers fully Microsoft, to deliver better looking UI and functionalities around tablets please read below, if you want to be ahead:

If you want to start developing solutions that will use IFrames and web resources with Microsoft Dynamics CRM for tablets you can enable them with this preview feature. While IFrames and web resources aren’t yet supported for forms and dashboards in CRM for tablets, you can enable them for your development organization and get an early start for a future release where they will be supported. More information:Create web resources and IFRAME content for use with the CRM for tablets client.


Enable this preview feature


Preview features are not meant for production use and are subject to separate Supplemental Terms of Use for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Previews.

Note:

Microsoft does not provide support for this preview feature. Use Microsoft Connect to report issues, suggestions, and any other product feedback for this preview feature.

The preview release of this feature is intended to facilitate early development and testing of touch-enabled controls for CRM for tablets. This preview also helps the product team to collect feedback from you.


Enable IFrames and web resources for CRM for tablets


When this preview feature is enabled you can configure IFrames and web resources in forms and dashboards in the Microsoft Dynamics CRM web app which can be configured to display in CRM for tablets. To enable this preview feature for your organization, you must be a CRM administrator.


Go to Settings > Administration > System Settings and choose the Customization tab.

Under Preview feature, choose agreement terms to review the terms of use.

Under Preview feature, check both boxes to enable web resources and IFrames in CRM for tablets.


Configure a web resource to be displayed in CRM for tablets


After you have enabled this preview feature, you must also enable each web resource by selecting the CRM for tablets checkbox in the web resource form. The WebResource.IsEnabledForMobileClient attribute stores this data.


Configure a form or dashboard IFrame or web resource control to display in CRM for tablets


When you add an IFrame a web resource or to a form or dashboard you must select the CRM for tablets checkbox in the Add Web Resource dialog. This sets the (FormXml) parameter value for the control.


Known issues


You can’t use popups for authentication or other purposes from within IFrames and web resources on CRM for tablets.

Authentication for embedded O365 sites is not available.

Errors and memory leaks in IFrames and web resources can crash CRM for tablets and can cause client side data loss.

This preview feature can adversely affect application performance.

Microsoft Silverlight and image web resources are not available on CRM for tablets.

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